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  1. Corn Growth and Development

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4409

    and whose tip is below the horizontal.  Typically, a  horizontal leaf  growth stage will be one to two ... varying amounts of leaf area destruction for several stages of development. Although this table was ... nitrogen “burn”). The most common damage from hail is loss of leaf area, although stalk breakage and ...

  2. Stalk Quality and Lodging

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4415

    important in areas where stalk rots are perennial problems, or where field drying is anticipated―i.e., ... plant. However the  Bt  trait will do little to minimize stalk rot and lodging in a hybrid characterized ...

  3. Days to Maturity Rating System

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4412

    usually not an issue. For delayed planting or replanting hybrid selection needs, growers need more ...

  4. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4390

    wheat straw will not immediately be available for plant uptake. The nitrogen will need to be converted ... Mineralization rapidly occurs when the C:N ratio is ≤ 20:1. At a C:N ratio of 80:1, mineralization will be much ... mineralization will be slowed (halted) in the winter when temperatures are cold. Thus, no nitrogen credit is ...

  5. Specialty Corns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4426

    soft starch in the center into steam that explodes the kernel inside out. The greater the expansion, ... either trait necessarily correlated with total starch content. Some hybrids naturally release a higher ... alpha amylase enzyme directly in the corn kernel, eliminating the need for liquid alpha amylase in dry ...

  6. High-Quality Seed and Seed Treatment

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4383

    of light, scabby materials, and this will naturally increase the test weight of the lot. If you can ... glume blotch. However, since no single active ingredient will provide adequate protection against all of ... wheat, cleaning, germ test, and fungicide seed treatment are absolutely necessary. Cleaning will get rid ...

  7. Disease Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4391

    that are most prevalent in their area of the state and are most capable of causing substantial yield ... Seed treatments will also provide protection against foliar diseases such as Stagonospora leaf blotch ... threshold and risk. Disease thresholds are 1 percent of leaf area affected on the leaf below the flag leaf ...

  8. How Climate Affects Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4407

    transpiration. If these needs are not met, the plant will wilt. Table 4-2 shows the effect of drought on corn ... stress caused by flooding and ponding is a lack of oxygen needed for the proper function of the root ... increase disease incidence, and plants will suffer from reduced root growth and function for some days ...

  9. How Climate Affects Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4406

    transpiration. If these needs are not met, the plant will wilt. Table 4-2 shows the effect of drought on corn ... stress caused by flooding and ponding is a lack of oxygen needed for the proper function of the root ... increase disease incidence, and plants will suffer from reduced root growth and function for some days ...

  10. Harvesting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4425

    corn will lose during the drying process, multiply the wet weight by the shrink factor from the table. ... For example, assume that 1 ton (2000 pounds) of shelled grain at 25 percent moisture will be dried to ... grain moistures are greater than 15.5 percent, the test weights will be biased downward. In other words, ...

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